Nintendo Should Go On A Buying Spree of Companies! But Which?

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Who Should Nintendo Buy?

Ubisoft 12 4.55%
Capcom 78 29.55%
Konami 4 1.52%
Square Enix 32 12.12%
Take Two Interactive 12 4.55%
EA Games 17 6.44%
Sega 58 21.97%
Other 22 8.33%
No Company 29 10.98%

Sega, Level 5, Capcom, and Platinum Games.

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spurgeonryan said:
Rockstar and Naughty Dog. Not only would this be huge, but it would greatly hurt Sony and Microsoft!

Square may be cheap right now as well. Not saying the other two are cheap, just that Square would be a good one to get as well.

Gta is published by Take Two and Naughty Dog is owned by Sony.

Dr.Henry_Killinger said:
awesomeabe1998 said:
Dr.Henry_Killinger said:
Don't think OP knows how business works, unless this is imagination, then they should buy Sega or EA obviously.
Sega for Japan, EA for everywhere else.

How does business work? Companies can buy other companies. Whats your point?

These companies need to be put for sale, before they can be bought, and its rare that a company would sell any assets including shares of itself at its market value since they want to make money of course. Furthemore, the company will need to have shares public enough that the company buying them could have a controlling stake in them, its not as simple as spending a cash reserve :|

I completely agree but these are mere wishes. Obviously you cant buy something not being sold.

BraveNewWorld said:
The dream scenario would be Sega, but that's not happening. Besides, Nintendo already has a very good relationship with them.

A more realistic scenario is the acquisition of Capcom. They're doing very poorly financially. Nintendo nets exclusive rights to mature franchises that will sell hardware. Capcom nets financial stability allowing them to take more risks.

Street Fighter
Monster Hunter
Mega Man
Resident Evil
Devil May Cry
Dead Rising
Lost Planet

Holy crap! I forgot about Dead Rising. CAPCOM FOR THE WIN!

They should buy gamestop, then use it to only sell their products. Simples.

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Capcom, Konami, Namco Bandai, and Square Enix would all give them some great exclusive IPs, and I think with the resultant diversification in first-party IPs combined with a powerful, more conventional console next generation that's attractive to third parties would improve their lot in the home console market, especially in Japan. It would be a safer bet than making another low-specced gimmick-driven system.

Buying Sega or Platinum would be redundant since Nintendo has a good working relationship with those companies, who are now effectively de facto second parties to the Big N.

There's a lot of companies out there that aren't known yet they have a tremendous amount of talent, Retro Studios was like that before being bought by Ninty, and we're seeing companies like Big Red Button whom we only recently took notice of, but we obviously see the potential in a company with a lot of former Naughty Dog staff.

Capcom and level 5


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Platinum games please and the megman ip

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OneHappyGamer:) said:
Rare and all their assets from Microsoft

They lost all their talent though.

yeah, but They still have tons of Excellent IP's that really belong on a Nintendo system, and would be better on anyway.

so buy Rares IP's, leave the rest.